|Mr.Underwood - Sounds of a Dying Library - Mr.Underwood|
Mr.Underwood - Sounds of a Dying Library A series of field recordings from sound artist, composer and inventor, Mr.Underwood, recorded in the early hours of the morning in Birmingham Central Library. More information from the artist's website. Tracklist 01 Belt Cage – contact mics attached to the vibrating cage surrounding a rubber belt / pulley system 02 Belt / Pulley System 1 – stereo mics placed near rubber belt / pulley system 03 Belt / Pulley System 2 – stereo mics placed a bit furthe...
Keywords: Field Recording; Sound Art; Art; Library
|Graham Dunning - Three Artefacts - Graham Dunning|
These recordings were featured in artist Graham Dunning's 2010 installation, Three Artefacts. Each recording was made during the artist's residency at The Rea Garden, in Digbeth, Birmingham. The installation featured each sound playable from individually pressed dubplates; viewers were invited to use the records individually or in combination to compose their own piece of music.
Keywords: Sound Art; Field Recording; Dubplates; Art; Sound
|Open Sound Group - Live From the Fire Room - Open Sound Group|
Improvised recordings from a two day open workshop at The Rea Garden and The Lombard Method, both in Digbeth, Birmingham, UK, in August 2010. Attendees and contributors were: a.a.s., Andy Ingamells, Antonio (hellocatfood), Dallas Simpson, Graham Dunning, Leon Trimble, Mr.Underwood, Rachel M. Haines and Sarah Farmer. (Click here for links to artist's sites.) Open Sound Group is a project established and run by sound and visual artist Graham Dunning, comprising a series of events and a netlabel...
Keywords: Improvisation; improv; sound art; sound; noise; collaboration; art; drone; experimental
|Graham Dunning - A Bubble of Dove's Blood - Graham Dunning|
Originally released as a limited run CDr by Canadian label Frequent Sea in November 2008, this album is now offered as a free download from Open Sound Group. It features found sound, ambient and rhythmical excursions and complex textures. Graham Dunning is a sound and visual artist based in the UK. His sound sources include field recordings pressed to dubplates; modified records; adapted playback equipment such as reel-to-reel tape players, turntables and Walkmans; found sounds, especially disc...
Keywords: sound art; art; sound; noise; ambient; turntablism; found sound
|Murmurists - i,m [sic], W/e|
Made by J.G. Power-Ballard, Id Vicious and Eno-Obscene-O, at Cafe Abdab, during August 2012. All sounds derived from analog sources: including weather (or not), four scenes rejected for Father Ted, trope of sea light, Crowleyanity, charity shop trumpet and Bach Utensil 911. Digital distortion, or failure, wherever it occurs, is intentional. Dedicated to Annie Dee, with love. murmurists.blogspot.co.uk
Keywords: murmurists; noise; dark ambient; dada; collage; musique concrete; sound art
|Natalie Sanders - Choir Mixdowns|
Recordings from the installation, Choir, February 2011: 6 track audio installation, for Proto Bla at Elevator Gallery. Conceived and produced by Natalie Sanders. With great thanks to Charles, Jonathan, Josie, Julie, Katie, Kirsty, Laura, Matthew, Nacho and Stuart. "On walking into Elevator you are welcomed by 6 plinth mounted speakers; Sanders' work Choir (2011) directly facing you as you enter the space is an audio loop of individuals asked to sing along to tracks selected by Sanders, ranging f...
Keywords: Natalie Sanders; Sound Art; Installation; Art; Sound; Elevator Gallery; Choir; singing; voices; Karaoke; installation recording; multichannel audio
|AAS - All Everywhere All The Time|
The letters AAS do not stand for anything: they should be pronounced as a word. There is a core group of artists, but they are not AAS. One becomes part of AAS during a project. AAS is a self-producing artwork, creating itself through performance fictions and collective consciousness. These recordings span an indeterminate spacetime. aasgroup.net The release comes with five different front covers, all included in the download pack...
Keywords: AAS; Drone; Glitch; Dérive; sound art; performance; art; spoken word; sound poetry; live art; archive; vhs; recordings; respooled; I-ching; sequencing; Llyn Cwm Llwch; Stone Altar; installation; electronics; sci-fi; cult; lickey hills; roof tiles; Digbeth; The Other Place; Drone; Glitch; Dérive; Cult; Nomads; Self-producing Artwork; Sound; Art; Sound Art; Performance; Archive; collage; concrete; loops; obelisk; sci-fi
|Graham Dunning - Recompiled 2010 - 2011|
Graham Dunning: Recompiled 2010-2011 A selection of drone, improv, noise, doom, abstract, field recording and found sound tracks by artist Graham Dunning played at exhibitions, on radio shows and released on compilations in 2010 and 2011. "My working practice deals with temporality, memory and narrative through sound, performance and installation. I am interested in people's discarded memories and the function of archiving...
Keywords: Graham Dunning; noise; improv; drone; doom; records; vinyl; ambient; dark ambient; found sound; field recording; tape; tape music; acousmatic; drone; static; radio; art; sound art; sound
|James Alaska and Graham Dunning - Contenmer - James Alaska, Graham Dunning|
James Alaska and Graham Dunning - Contenmer Improvised drone and ambient music from composer-musician James Alaska and sound artist Graham Dunning. The track features record crackle, drawn out tones, FM static and minimally processed live environmental sound. The sessions were recorded in March 2010 in Manchester, on the ninth floor of a 1960s towerblock. James Alaska used a Nord Rack synth, Kaos pad, FM radio, mixer and delay pedal...
Keywords: Improvisation; Improv; Drone; Electronic; Sound Art; Turntablism; Vinyl; Radio; Synth; Synthesizer; Ambient; Sound; Art; Musique Concrete; James Alaska; Graham Dunning; The Alaska None; VLK
|Matt Dalby - Chevassut|
Matt Dalby is a multidisciplinary artist based in Manchester. His aesthetic embraces the rough, awkward and unfinished. Chevassut mainly consists of lo-fi home-recordings from April 2012 using a minimal setup. The tracks investigate emotional states without attempting to precisely locate them for the listener. Tracklist 1. Scrawl 2. Flensing 3. Crawl (in collaboration with Tim Gaze) 4. Kha 5. Did The Morning?
Keywords: Matt Dalby; Tim Gaze; noise; lo-fi; live looping; sound poetry; sound art; ambient; folk; feedback
|Cullllt - Attached|
"Attached" is the first release by the young Zurich based artist Cullllt. It mainly consists of improvisations (except “Attached“) which were made during a period of 2 months using cassette tapes, different objects, a casio and yamaha keyboard in combination with different effects as well as field recordings which were recorded live during the process. The improvisations originally had a length up to 40 minutes, of which a short passage was chosen and slightly edited to fit the album.1...
Keywords: Cullllt; noise; drone; sound art; sound; ambient; dark ambient; shoegaze; cassette; tape; casio; yamaha; keyboard; improv; improvisation
|Open Sound Group - Penthouse - Open Sound Group|
Recordings from the fifth OSG open workshop at The Penthouse, an artist led project space in Manchester's Northern Quarter, 11th April 2013. Participants were Debbie Sharp, Rosanne Robertson, Gary Fisher, Coryn Smethurst, Louise Woodcock, Rose Niland and Graham Dunning. These recordings feature instruments including found tapes; feedback; lap steel guitar; bass guitar; radio; interference; vocal improvisation; found objects; percussion; sheet metal; hammers; pieces of wood...
Keywords: Debbie Sharp; Rosanne Robbertson; Gary Fisher; Coryn Smethurst; Louise Woodcock; Graham Dunning; Rose Niland; Manchester; Penthouse; Noise; Drone; Improv; Free Improv; Improvisation; Open Sound Group; Sound; Art; Sound Art; Drone; metal; outsider; noises; artists; found tapes; feedback; lap steel guitar; bass guitar; radio; interference; vocal improvisation; found objects; percussion; sheet metal; hammers; pieces of wood; Rosanne Robertson; Gary Fisher; Coryn Smethurst; Louise Woodcock; Rose Niland; Graham Dunning; improv; improvised; ree improv; noise; drone; electroacoustic; concrete; sound art; vocal; industrial; art; sound
|Asteroid - Koronis - Asteroid|
Asteroid - Koronis Asteroid is a changing group of improvising musicians formed in 2011. This release is a live recording of a performance on 16th June 2011 at The Others, Stoke Newington, London. Lineup: JO THOMAS / laptop / electronics / effects KEVIN QUIGLEY / synth / percussive guitar / effects GRAHAM DUNNING / turntables / objects / electronics NABIL AHMED / bass / effects
Keywords: Jo Thomas; Kevin Quigley; Graham Dunning; Nabil Ahmed; Improvisation; noise; improv; sound art; sci-fi; live electronics; synth; turntables; electronics; drone; Asteroid
|Graham Dunning - Topaz - Graham Dunning|
Graham Dunning is an artist and experimental musician based in London, UK. For Topaz, Dunning used cassettes from his archive of found footage, live sampling from a single walkman into three cheap delay units to create this rhythmical college. The recording was made live in one take as an experiment into these techniques as a format for live performance. For more information visit www.grahamdunning.com.
Keywords: Graham Dunning; sound art; live electronics; tape; tapes; cassette; found footage; found sound; sampling; live looping; live sampling; cassette tapes; voices; drone; rhythm; drums; noise; doom; ambient; dark ambient
|Various Artists - All Sensation Is Already Memory|
A compilation of sound art, drone, improvisation, noise, spoken word, sound poetry and other sonic experiments. Contributors were asked to respond to the following quote from Henri Bergson: "The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory." The release is compiled either to play as a continuous album, or in three separate LP length sections; tracks are numbered accordingly...
Keywords: Kipple; Simon Dell; Murmurists; Stuart Russell; Philip Davenport; Stereo Surrealist; Graham Dunning; Ingrid Plum; Travis Johnson; Dolly Dollycore; Andy Ingamells; Amie Slavin; Alabaster de Plume; Paddy Steer; Now; Matthew Lee Knowles; oMMM; OU_pi Golgotha.undead; Richard Knight; Christos Fanaras; Trapezoid; Greg Healey; Guy Harries; Noise Research; aas; Clutter; cupMT; Matt Dalby; Sonia PaÃ§o-Rocchia; Daz Disley; improv; improvisation; free jazz; live electronics; synthesizers; synth; drone; noise; field recordings; sound poetry; spoken word; timestretch; farfisa; organ; vinyl; dubplates; feedback; delay; noise; prepared piano; silence; rainfall; electronics; fluxus; performance; sound art; art; tape music; acousmatic; soft noise; computer speech; poetry; street noise; performance; bassoon; loops; live looping; dsp
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|Open Sound Group - Tape Music|
The fourth Open Sound Group event was held at Elevator Gallery, Hackney Wick on 16th September 2012 and featured seven artists and musicians experimenting with analogue tape. This release documents recordings from the event. Participants: Daniel Adeyemi, Melanie Clifford, Graham Dunning, Emily Evans, Gary Fisher, Henry Holmes, Simon Reuben White. Illustrator and visual artist Emily Evans also made some images during the event, included in the download...
Keywords: Open Sound Group; Daniel Adeyemi; Melanie Clifford; Graham Dunning; Emily Evans; Gary Fisher; Henry Holmes; Simon Reuben White; Elevator Gallery; Tape Music; Cassette; Analogue Tape; analog tape; analog; analogue; improv; improvised music; tape edits; sound; sound art; experimental; noise; drone; feedback; tape loops; tape; loops; loop